Update: Fairlight and Fairlight Pro Version 1.1 Released
Date Added: Aug 9, 2011
09 August 2011:
Fairlight Instruments have released version 1.1 of Fairlight and Fairlight Pro. The update adds the ability to sample your own voice from the microphone (Pro feature), a new metronome tick sound, and many more features and improvements.
FEATURES and IMPROVEMENTS
- Sample your own voices from the microphone or line in (Pro feature)
- Added metronome tick sound, controlled in song settings page
- Improved Page R timing engine with lower latency and note jitter
- Improved Page D performance
- Instrument voices now have solo, mute and selectable pan and attack
- Adjust the played start and finish segment of any voice
- Collapse music keyboard on iPad, giving more room for content
- Swipe music keyboard octave selector to start on any white key
- Edit the titles of your voices
- Edit the start and finish of any voice
- Manage your subscription to the Fairlight Newsletter
- Improved Settings page layout
- Switches and sliders now have Fairlight look
- Voices with the same title now don’t share audio
- Fixed several display problems in the instrument editor
- Improved handling of App interruptions – doesn’t lose audio
- Fixed endless notes with certain MIDI keyboards that send zero-velocity note-on messages instead of note-off
- MIDI pitch wheel now only bends the specified channel
- Tilt-bend voices (eg FUZZGTR2) now play the correct note pitch in Page R
- Page R: fix inability to play after sleep
- Page R: fix loss of note display on wake with low memory
- Page 3: fix wrong voices played after adjusting voice values
- Fix problem where default instrument was reset to defaults on launch
Experience music making ‘80s style with this awesome retro app, modelled on the legendary Fairlight Computer Musical Instrument. Preloaded with 500+ CMI Series II sounds and 100+ Series III sounds, for the first time a byte-perfect re-issue of the classic CMI sounds of the 80s.
This app includes the famous ‘Page R’, which was the world’s first screen-based rhythm sequencer. Today every sampler, digital synthesiser, sequencer and audio workstation can trace its lineage back to this legendary machine.
Now you can make music using tools like those used by artists including Alan Parsons, Jean Michel Jarre, Trevor Horn, Thomas Dolby, Brian Eno, Kate Bush, Peter Gabriel, Stevie Wonder and so many more.
This app is a part midi player, part creative tool and part history lesson – developed by Fairlight staff who worked on the CMI in the ’80s.
For can find out more information visit the fairlight Pro and Fairlight pages.
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